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Element 501 - Highest qualification

Summary

Element 501 was included as part of the Higher Education Staff data collection under the new policy and program initiatives introduced under the Opens in a new window: Higher Education Support Act 2003 (HESA) which was implemented in 2005. There have been no significant coding changes to this element since.

Table 1. Change control information with links to relevant versions 1

First year version applied Last year version applied Version Change Reason for change Notice date Issue date
2016 Current 5.0 Updated code 7 to include 'Master's extended' Update of information 16 Nov 2015 16 Nov 2015
2015 2015 4.00 Re‑format document to conform with the department's application upgrade Ministerial Notice document system upgrade 22 May 2014 22 May 2014
2012 2014 3.00 New versioning applied to data elements No change in requirements - Implementation of new document management system. 11 Mar 2011 11 Mar 2011
2005 2011 1.00 Inclusion in 2005 student data collection Implementation of HEIMS 9 Dec 2004 9 Dec 2004
Pre‑HESA: Element 501 was included in the original Higher Education staff data collection in 2003. It continued as part of the staff data collection under the new policy and program initiatives introduced under the Higher Education Support Act 2003. There have been no significant coding changes to this element.

Note 1: A version of an element can be associated with one or more reporting years. Where there are multiple versions applicable to a reporting year, only a link to the latest version is provided.


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